PLACE [I, T] › to come or go into a place: The police entered by the back door. She is accused of entering the country illegally. INFORMATION [T] › to put information into a computer, book, or document: You have to enter a password to access this information. COMPETITION [I, T] › to take part in a competition, race, or exam, or to arrange for someone else to do this: Are you going to enter the photography competition? ORGANIZATION [T] › to become a member of a particular organization, or start working in a particular type of job: She didn't enter the legal profession until she was 40. PERIOD OF TIME [T] › to begin a period of time: The violence is now entering its third week.